Please also see, Environmental Health Specialist I - T11476-202201 at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sandiego/jobs/3357101/environmental-health-inspector-i-t11476-202201?keywords=environmental%20health&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobsSee NOTE(S) below for future wage increases and/or additional compensation opportunities. The City of San Diego's Environmental Health Inspector II position with the Environmental Services Department works under the Asbestos, Lead, and Mold Program (ALMP) and the Lead Safety and Healthy Homes Program (LSHHP). Environmental Health Inspector II responsibilities are distributed between the two programs. Environmental Health Inspector II positions working in the ALMP inspect facilities to identify asbestos, lead, mold, and other hazardous materials; develop facility asbestos management plans; determine need for contractual work; develop contract specifications; monitor and inspect contractors' work to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and contract specifications; conduct Citywide training regarding asbestos, lead, mold, and other hazardous materials; maintain and update computer databases of facility information; and perform other duties as assigned. Environmental Health Inspector II positions working in the LSHHP perform enforcement of lead hazard regulations in housing and construction, lead paint inspections and risk assessments, and provide associated reports; perform a variety of outreach activities related to lead hazard awareness and prevention of lead poisoning; use computer and related software for report writing, electronic communication, and Geographic Information System (GIS) software to generate outreach geographic priority areas; assist in the preparation and management of grants; assist in the development and teaching of various lead hazard and healthy homes training programs; and perform other duties as assigned. NOTES: The following wage increase is scheduled to take effect for Environmental Health Inspector II: 3% effective 1/1/23. Employees in job classifications represented by Municipal Employees Association (MEA) are scheduled to receive a 5% general wage increase effective 7/1/22. Environmental Health Inspector II employees may be required to work at heights up to 130 feet and in confined spaces.Environmental Health Inspector II employees must pass an Asbestos and Lead Medical Examination prior to employment AND pass an annual medical examination in order to retain employment.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated. EXPERIENCE: You must meet ONE of the following options: A valid Lead Certified Inspector/Assessor Certification issued from the California Department of Public Health.Three years of full-time experience performing ONE of the following: Conducting asbestos and/or lead inspections and assessing environmental hazards.Designing asbestos and/or lead abatement projects which MUST include preparing reports and recommendations for mitigation measures and developing specifications for asbestos and/or lead abatement work. NOTES: An Associate's Degree in Occupational Safety and Health or a closely related environmental science field may be substituted for a MAXIMUM of one year of the required experience. A Bachelor's Degree or higher in Occupational Safety and Health or a closely related environmental science field may be substituted for a MAXIMUM of two years of the required experience.City of San Diego employees using Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA) experience to qualify must submit written documentation signed by their appointing authority or payroll specialist, detailing the work performed, dates, and total number of qualifying OCA hours. OCA experience without the required documentation will NOT be considered. CERTIFICATION/COURSE WORK: You must meet BOTH of the following within one year from date of hire: Environmental Health Inspector II employees must obtain Lead Certified Inspector/Assessor and Lead Project Monitor Certifications from the California Department of Public Health.Successful completion of ALL of the following Asbestos Hazards Emergency Response Act (AHERA) accredited course work: Worker, Contractor/Supervisor, Inspector, Management Planner, and Project Designer. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License is required at the time of hire. NOTE: You must provide your own vehicle for which mileage will be reimbursed. HIGHLY DESIRABLE: Possession of a valid California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) Certified Site Surveillance Technician (CSST) certification or Certified Asbestos Consultant (CAC) certification.Bilingual (English/other). REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (MUST SUBMIT WITH APPLICATION): Proof of degree/transcripts, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.Proof of Lead Certified Inspector/Assessor Certification, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.For City of San Diego employees, proof of Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA), if utilized to meet the minimum requirements. Required documents should be attached electronically to your application. If you are unable to attach at the time of application submittal, you must submit them as soon as possible via fax: (619) 533-3337; or to the Employment Information Center: City of San Diego Personnel Department, 1200 Third Avenue - Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92101. Include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying.
Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental questions will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in this initial screening process, your application will be reviewed for applicable education, experience, and/or training to ensure all minimum requirements have been met. Successful candidates will be placed on a list which will be used to fill position vacancies during the next six months (180 days). For each vacancy, only those candidates with the most appropriate qualifications will be contacted by the hiring department for an interview.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment offers are conditional pending the results of all screening processes that are applicable to this position, which may include the following: confirmation of citizenship or legal right to work in the United States; completion of a pre-employment medical review and exam (which may include drug and alcohol testing); reference checks; confirmation of full COVID-19 vaccination; and fingerprinting. Fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice for a conviction record report. Certain positions may require additional screening processes, which may include a polygraph examination and/or background investigation. All of these processes must be successfully completed before employment begins. A positive test for alcohol or illegal drugs, including marijuana, or inadequately explained prescription drugs, or misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of pertinent facts in any step of the screening or selection process, may be cause for disqualification or termination of employment. Nothing in this job posting constitutes an express or implied contract for employment with the City of San Diego. Candidates must notify the Personnel Department of any change in their name, mailing address, email address, or phone number, otherwise they may miss employment opportunities. COVID-19 VACCINATION: You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before your start date. NOTES: "Fully vaccinated" means a person has received, at least 14 days prior, either the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series or a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, or otherwise meets the criteria for full vaccination against COVID-19 as stated in applicable public health guidance, orders, or law. Acceptable COVID-19 vaccines must either be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or authorized for emergency use by the FDA or the World Health Organization. Candidates who receive a conditional job offer will be required to provide proof of their full COVID-19 vaccination.Employees and candidates with a disability or medical condition that makes it medically inadvisable for them to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, as verified by their healthcare provider, or those with a sincerely held religious belief, observance, or practice that prevents them from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, may request reasonable accommodation and exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. Candidates who receive a conditional job offer and wish to make a request for accommodation will be provided with more information. The City will review requests for medical or religious accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. A candidate's start date may be adjusted to allow for the accommodation process. Rev. 5 - January 21, 2022 (New Recruitment Date)